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assembly of the united nations. that will happen in the next hour. mahmoud ahmadinejad recently saying that israel has, quote, no roots in the middle east. he has notoriously called for action to wipe israel off the map. he also said that the u.s. is acting like quote a bully in the dispute over tehran's nuclear program. i'm joined by the executive director of outreach for iran 180, which is a movement that calls for stopping iran's nuclear ambitions. chris, welcome. good to have you here. >> good to be here, martha. martha: ahmadinejad called for, he said he will talk about a new world order at the u.n. he is always good for some over the top quotes but this is serious stuff. >> whenever mahmoud ahmadinejad gets up to speak before the united nations we can be sure we'll be treated to a speech that is full of vial lies, conspiracy theories, outright misrepresentations of the truth and i think today is going to be no exception to that rule. martha: what did you think of president obama's talk when it came to what he said about iran? he said we will do what we must to prevent nuclear wea
for jews. that's right. iranian president mahmoud ahmadinejad will speak to the general assembly on wednesday, the yom kippur holiday. now there's pressure to to ask the u.n. to stop the president. tell me, first of all, what are the odds that this resolution will go any place or has any possibility of success. >> well, first of all, thanks for having me from philadelphia, greta. what we wanted to accomplish with the resolution is make it very clear the senate of the united states congress, which is bipartisan, which is very strong, that president ahmadinejad by filing this resolution, make it clear that he's threatened the safety and security of the united states, and her citizens, he's threatened the safety and security of the state of israel, and you've outlined some of his outrageous and hurtful statements that he's made over the course of the last several years. this is a man should be precluded from speaking before the united nations at anytime, under any circumstances, let alone on the highest of jewish holy days, yom kippur, which begins tomorrow. congress is not in sessi
at the united nations as mahmoud ahmadinejad delivers one of the least fiery stages ever. ahmadinejad shied away from the usual saber rattling. we didn't hear about israel being wiped off the map like he said in 2005 or even earlier this week saying that israel had no roots in the middle east. after eight years in power, he is a lame duck president. the influence is dwindling at home after parliamentary losses. protesters are constantly following ahmadinejad and the massive entourage of 140 people around the u.n. here in new york. inside the u.s. delegation boycotted the speech. the president said the timeline is not unlimited and israeli prime minister netanyahu claims iran is just months away from a nuclear bomb. others suggest iran is not even close. show of strength, the military unveiled a new drone this week which they claim can reach israeli and u.s. bases in the region. the u.s. warned in the past that loose talk of war benefits iran driving up oil prices and critics say the u.s. should take iran more seriously. well, with us now is msnbc contributor, an israeli j
, but they have so much an must towards him they don't display like they do with mahmoud ahmadinejad. i don't think they should be allowed to send out a picture like that, but you don't ever see them expressing anger or disgusted that discuss about wiping a nation off the map. >> rick: the post is owned by the same parent company as this network and that was the front page the other day. >> and it appears morgan syd, this was pretty good. they were looking -- but let's go back to how they covered obama's speech. krauthammer counted six apologies to the speech and then they figure out how to arrest the guy that made the video. it would have been much different. they are clearly letting obama get away with trouncing the person here to soothe relations, maybe a decent strategy to keep middle east mr. from boiling over. >> what was wrong were the speech, he was talking about terrorists and radical crazy people as if they care about it. he was speaking as if you just understood these things, we can sit down and talk, you will stop doing it. they don't care. the argument was completely wasted and
toughest talk yet against iran's nuclear ambitions. iran's president mahmoud ahmadinejad addressed the u.n. >> it's not a challenge that would be contained. it would threaten the elimination of israel, security of gulf nations and the stability of the global economy. the coalition of governments is holding iran accountable. that's why the united states will do what they must to prevent iran from obtaining a nuclear weapon. >> the president is taking an unconventional role in u.n. week, opting not to hold by lateral meetings. instead he's packing secretary of state hillary clinton's calendar full of those meetings. meanwhile they're zeroing in where they called the recent events in the middle east bumps in the road i was pretty certain and continue to be pretty certain that there are going to be bumps in the road. >> iran is on the cusp of having a nuclear capability. we have tu malt in syria and also pakistan. i don't consider these bumps in the road. >> both men spoke at the clinton global initiative speaking out against forced labor and sex trafficking and romney laying out his plan fo
in siding with our allies in israel, it came yesterday. this is the american delegation listening to mahmoud ahmadinejad delivering his remarks, the same remarks where he said that israel will be eliminated. our representatives were patiently listening to on monday. oh, by the way, we're learning from reports that iran is test-firing missiles, ones that are designed to hit warships. by the way, the iranians are bragging to the world that they've developed long-range drones capable of carrying bombs and missiles to anywhere in the middle east. we're glad that everyone welcomed with open arms adolf jr. to the u.n. today president obama took to the podium and wasn't long before he used his time in the spotlight to bash that anti-muslim youtube trailer once again, you know, the one that was released in july that initially he blamed on all of the violence in the middle east. here's what he said. >> that is what we saw play out in the last two weeks. it was a crude and disgusting video, sparking outrage throughout the muslim world. the united states government had nothing to do with this video. we
, abc news, the white house. >>> iran's president mahmoud ahmadinejad has his turn before the u.n. delegates later today. ahead of his speech, ahmadinejad tells the associated press a new world order needs to emerge. away from american bullying and domination. he says despite international sanctions over its nuclear program, iran is better off than it was when he took office back in 2005. >> he is known for getting up at the mike saying pretty in -- inflammatory things. you will see some folks walk out when he gets to certain parts of his speech. we have seen this play out before. and the outcry over the nuclear program, he is saying it is an excuse by the west to dominate his country. talk about the nuclear program there. but it's -- he is a controversial figure. again you are seeing the talk get more heated about potential that israel would strike iran to prevent further nuclear development and that inevitably would drag this country back into another war. and, i think, ahmadinejad himself used the term world war iii. for what it could potentially mean if that does happen. sc
nations extremely worried about iran's nuclear capability. iran's leader, mahmoud ahmadinejad, yesterday told the united nations in a speech about the rule of law that the security council members should be changed. they are allowing, in effect, israel to possess a nuclear weapon, while all the attention is focused on tehran. earlier in a meeting with reporters, he, in effect, again, questioned israel's legitimacy. this issue, of course, has been seen on the u.n. stage here for years. sometimes it's a side show. there are many other points president obama is going to mention, including saying how these attacks based on a video were totally uncalled for in the middle east region and that free speech must be a cornerstone of american democracy. soledad? >> all right, lots to look forward to today. thanks for the update richard roth at the u.n. we're going to be talking with mitt romney supporter senator john barrasso about what he says are the three things president obama needs to do in his speech today. first john berman has got a look at some of the other stories making news. >> good mor
, mahmoud ahmadinejad, enters the united states. ever. it is likely the iranian's president final speech to the u.n. attacking the united states and railed on israel calling its people "uncivilized." this is the holiest jewish holiday of the year. both presidential nominees crossing paths in ohio today. voters in ohio cast ballots in days. we will look at the poll that shows a candidate
by the iranian leader today? guest: mach mod ahmadinejad -- mahmoud ahmadinejad is a fool. er.is a israel pahat denies the holocaust. he lost most of his power. he is not the most significant leader in iran. i would expect a lot of lies about the united states. iran has very low support. they have support from hezbollah and the syrian government. most countries want nothing to do with the iranians. they have been violating their commitments on their nuclear enrichment programs. it is a program on the defensive. president obama has been doing a good job of pushing the iranians into a corner and we should continue that policy matter who wins the election and prevent them from getting a nuclear weapon. host: susan from new york. caller: good morning. their comments are very great. i have two questions, one regarding libya. one is regarding libya. the you think the al qaeda attacks and on the guy that made the film in california? regarding the foreign policy issue, do you think that president obama has more of a high-tech idea of our military in the future rather than the boots on the ground type o
expecting from the speech by the iranian leader today? guest: mahmoud ahmadinejad is a fool. he is an israel hater. he denies the holocaust. he lost most of his power. he is not the most significant leader in iran. i would expect a lot of lies about the united states. iran has very low support. they have support from hezbollah and the syrian government. most countries want nothing to do with the iranians. they have been violating their commitments on their nuclear enrichment programs. it is a program on the defensive. president obama has been doing a good job of pushing the iranians into a corner and we should continue that policy matter who wins the election and prevent them from getting a nuclear weapon. host: susan from new york. caller: good morning. their comments are very great. i have two questions, one regarding libya. one is regarding libya. the al qaeda attacks on the guy that made the film in california? regarding the foreign policy issue, do you think that president obama has more of a high-tech idea of our military in the future rather than the boots on the ground type of milita
as u.s.-led naval groups conduct mine-sweeping drills in the gulf and as iran's president mahmoud ahmadinejad prepares to address the u.n. general assembly. that will be tomorrow. >>> and queen elizabeth's private comments about muslim cleric abu has ma al masri now has the bbc quoting an apology. the queen was pretty upset that british officials didn't arrest the cleric after his 2006 conviction on terrorist charges. the court ruled that al masri can be extradited to the u.s. where he faces a possible life sentence. but in britain, interestingly, disclosing private conversations with her majesty is an extreme breach of etiquette. >>> also, police in madrid say 6,000 people protested outside the spanish parliament, voicing ger at bot the grnment and the opposition overhe country's economic crisis. unemployment 25% a austerity measures are only fueling the frustration. there were several clashes between protesters and police with more than a dozen people arrested. >>> and many of us watched her grow up. now chelsea clinton is an accomplished woman in her own right. and she offered
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